Shades of the ’20s … in 1949

Life magazine noted in its 15 August edition of 1949 (page 26) that things were looking like the 1920s again. Only the previous week, it said…

A man went over Niagara Falls in a barrel. A young woman is preparing to swim the English Channel. Ukulele sales were booming, and 38 new midget golf courses were going strong around New York City alone. Best of all, a man in Cleveland was sitting atop a flagpole.

What! No typewriters?

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